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You Can Make the Pathway Bright | 26 September 2018

Scripture “Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.” —1 Peter 3:8-9   Quote “I have come to know without any question that the gospel …

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Technology | 25 September 2018

Scripture “Therefore, the keys of this dispensation are committed into your hands.” —Doctrine & Covenants 110:16   Quote “It is no coincidence that FamilySearch and other tools have come forth at a time when young people are so familiar with a wide range of information and communication technologies. Your fingers have been trained to text and tweet to accelerate and …

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Keep Trying | 24 September 2018

Scripture “When he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.” —Job 23:10   Quote “As long as we exercise love, patience, and understanding, even when no progress is apparent, we are not failing. We must keep trying. …To become a winner in the race for eternal life requires effort—constant work, striving, and enduring well with God’s help.” —Marvin J. …

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A Proclamation to the World | 23 September 2018

Scripture “And all thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children.” —Isaiah 54:13   Quote “The divine plan of happiness enables family relationships to be perpetuated beyond the grave. Sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for …

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The Gold Plates | 22 September 2018

Scripture “He called me by name, and said unto me that he was a messenger sent from the presence of God to me, and that his name was Moroni; He said there was a book deposited, written upon gold plates, giving an account of the former inhabitants of this continent, and the source from whence they sprang.” —Joseph Smith—History 1:33-34 …

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Heavenly Messengers | 21 September 2018

Scripture “On the evening of the twenty-first of September, after I had retired to my bed for the night, I betook myself to prayer and supplication to Almighty God for the forgiveness of all my sins and follies. While I was thus in the act of calling upon God, I discovered a light appearing in my room, which continued to …

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Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen? | 20 September 2018

Scripture “Nevertheless, he shall consecrate thine afflictions for thy gain.” —2 Nephi 2:2   Quote “Sometimes we just want to know why. Why does He allow bad things to happen? Unfortunately, we might not always know the reason “why.” But we can always draw faith and strength from remembering the things we do know.: we have agency, trials are empowering, …

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Do Not Leave the Savior | 19 August 2018

Scripture “From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him. Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.” —John 6:66-68   Quote “Whatever you do, do not leave the Savior! Because of His …

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A Noble Parent | 18 September 2018

Scripture “Now the Lord had shown the intelligences that were organized before the world was; and among all these there were many of the noble and great ones.” —Abraham 3:22   Quote “One day, while my kids were sleeping, I decided to look through my old journals. One statement in particular touched me: “I will strive to excel in my …

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Building Meaningful Relationships | 17 September 2018

Scripture “No power or influence can or ought to be maintained by virtue of the priesthood, only by persuasion, by long-suffering, by gentleness and meekness, and by love unfeigned.” —Doctrine & Covenants 121:41   Quote “Building meaningful relationships requires us to go beyond the superficial. Superficial communication is full of small talk about schedules, the weather, and other minor issues, …

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